Winchester Prison 2018-05-16T11:11:27+00:00

Winchester Prison

Tel: 01962 723000 – Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 5DF

HMP Winchester is a category C adult male prison with a capacity of 706. It originally opened in the 18th century and much of the original building is still in use, though since its original construction, many other sections have been added. The most recent is the C wing, which houses a unit for inmates to detox from drugs and alcohol. If you’d like to visit HMP Winchester and need directions, please refer to the map on this page.

Tel: 01962 723000

Operational capacity: 706

Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 5DF

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Winchester money on their calls from the prison to any UK mobile phone since 2013.

We do this by allocating a dedicated and secure local number to your mobile phone, this means when the inmate at Winchester prison calls the new local number we have provided they will be charged at just the local landline rate (around 10p per minute) rather than the standard mobile rate (which is around 40p per minute).

This in turn helps to stretch the inmates PINS phone credit further and reduces the amount you need to send in for them to top up!

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Here’s some facts about Winchester Prison

HMP Winchester is a category B prison in Winchester, Hampshire. Opened in the 19th century, yet it is thought there has been a prison on the site since the 13th century, it has a capacity to hold 706 male inmates.

On the main site of the prison, there are wings A-D. A and B wings hold remand and convicted prisoners, and A is the induction unit. C wing provides the detoxification and integrated Drug Treatment System (IDTS). D wing holds remand and convicted vulnerable prisoners. The West Hill site is used to keep category C and D inmates.

New fire plans have been “given the green light “, aiming to minimize smoke spread with a new in-cell misting system, which means water is released in affected cells to help contain and put out a fire.

To view the latest HMIP inspection report, click here.

Visiting hours are 14:00 – 16:00 Mondays to Sundays.

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Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from this prison by up to 75%! This enables prisoners to get the support and love that they are missing from home, while reducing costs for the inmate. Find out more below.

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